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Senior SAP Project Leader

Belgium - Hoboken
Information Systems
Information Technology

Posted on 11-01-

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are needed to everyday life. We strive to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

What you will be doing

The Senior SAP Project Leader has a profound knowledge and expertise on business processes and solution design and build. They have a proven track record of mastering the delivery of small and medium sized projects. They ensure that the Information Security Policy, IT Policies, IT Guidelines and IT Procedures are embedded and adhered to during project delivery (e.g. ISO related) and assist in negotiations with suppliers to ensure an accurate service delivery. They take responsibility in the delivery of multiple parallel medium sized or major projects, within scope specifications, timing and budget.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Autonomous delivery of Business Processes & Solutions, making the project proposal, initiating and executing project analysis including design and fit/gap with the existing Umicore Application and Infrastructure landscape.
  • End 2 end Project Delivery management, including scope, time, budget, people, resources and assisting with business change management.
  • Coordinating solution implementation including user acceptance testing and Go Live preparation, Final Go Live including hypercare and handover to support teams.
  • Accountable for successful delivery of multiple mid-sized projects, or 1 major project

    Who we are looking for


    Master degree or equivalent by experience in IT.

    Working Experience

    Minimum 8-year experience, of which at least 3-year experience as a Project Leader or equivalent, with demonstrated and hands-on expertise in project excellence, functional and technical design and implementation. Knowledge of project management methodology. Working experience in a service driven, customer oriented environment. Proven expertise in at least 2 application environments.

    Experience with S4 HANA projects is a plus.

    Professional & Technical skills

  • In-depth knowledge for at least one of the SAP domain, MMSD, IMWM, PPQM, FICO e.g., as well as Microsoft office.
  • Project Excellence
  • Project Management
  • Business Process thinking and Analysis
  • Business Process improvements
  • Requirements definition
  • System design
  • Application support
  • Problem management
  • Technical specialism
  • Research & innovation
  • Solution architecture
  • Emerging technology monitoring
  • Language skills

  • Excellent command and fluency in English
  • Other languages are a plus
  • Managerial skills

  • Customer-Oriented
  • Decisive and delivery oriented
  • Analytical skills; ability to structure and master complex business processes
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Creative thinker in identifying, structuring and acting
  • Mastering ISO and MICR related guidelines and procedures and apply in practice
  • Personality

  • Self starter
  • Works autonomously
  • Proactive behaviour and creativity
  • Intellectual flexibility (multiple and diverse files as well as diverse opinions).
  • Cultural flexibility
  • Team player
  • Adherence to the Umicore values
  • Good internal and external networking skills
  • What we offer

    We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. As you would expect from a world-leading organization, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

    If our pioneering approach can make us a leader in sustainability , IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?

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